Sleepless in SF

This is not a first but is creeping into a more frequent event. Once in a while, some idea or notion gets into your head and sleep is pushed aside by excitement, enthusiasm or just plain worry. I have this brand new place to write…a website that includes a place to write about writing. That […]

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Featured Book: December 15

Keeping Hope Alive Defying the odds, Casey Morgan opens Hope Ranch for troubled teens in a rural Texas community, but not everyone welcomes her with open arms. The unexplained death of her security guard and other disturbing activities prompts her to advertise for help to make her ranch the safe haven she envisioned. Help comes […]

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Featured Book: December 11

Dollhouse Syndrome Vol.1 An intriguing and innovative Young Adult novel by Lan Hsu From the Introduction: The World. In the not too distant future “Nowadays, the world is different to how it used to be. We have split the earth into the Seven Rooms, each room never to interfere with the private affairs of another […]

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Featured Book: December 7

Everybody knows the Mantoni girls are attractive, and theoretically, that’s a good thing, right? Only this time, a charming but older millionaire desires the most beautiful Mantoni, Annalisa, as his lover for the Christmas season. Her cousin, Carlina, is disgusted by the liaison and says she’d rather see him dead than at Annalisa’s side.
The next […]

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Featured Book: November 18

This month, I’m featuring the latest book from one of my favorite writers! I’ve featured many of Linton Robinson’s books in the past, so I’m pleased to feature Raptor’s Golden Hits: When the band you’re in starts playing different tunes…. There’s someone in my head, but it’s not me… It’s only rock and roll but […]

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Featured Book: October 7

While watching a retrospective on the American film maker, Ken Burns, the commentator announced that Burns was soon to release a new documentary about the Vietnam War. After seeing a short heartbreaking clip, I thought about the 50,000+ American soldiers (many of them drafted) who lost their lives in a foreign war the U.S. inherited […]

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Courage and Beauty

Kathleen Marie Wills Verrill: A Tribute Kathie, as she preferred to be called, joined our family when I was still in college. She had met and married my brother a few months before my brother introduced her to us. Born with cerebral palsy, she spent most of her childhood in the shadows. The youngest of […]

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